With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Albums Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Drake – More Life Drake’s new “playlist” dropped on Sunday and while those semantics suggest streaming services are going to have a bigger impact on… Read more »

Posted on March 22nd, 2017

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Marlene Enright is a Cork singer and songwriter who, when not playing with The Hard Ground, has established her own place in Irish music over a series of singles that have traded in classic songwriting, folk, indie, roots and Americana. Enright’s solo album Placemats And Second Cuts is a rich release that combines all of… Read more »

Posted on March 20th, 2017

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Albums Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Lowly – Heba Textured and layered music from a Danish five-piece who mix guitars, electronics with the voice of Nanna Schannong. These songs are imbued… Read more »

Posted on March 7th, 2017

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Albums Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. PVT – Another Life Album number four from the Perth electronic trio asks some urgent questions about the world we’re tending to. Electronic arrangements are… Read more »

Posted on February 28th, 2017

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The Kildare duo Michael Hopkins & Andrew Lloyd aka Planet Parade will release their debut album Mercury on Friday. The duo have impressed me lots over the last few years and Mercury marks their first album card with shimmering artful synth-pop imbued with ambience and tropical sunny grooves. Have a listen to the album now,… Read more »

Posted on February 20th, 2017

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The Berlin-based band Party Fears are the brainchild of Maggie Devlin. She started the Party Fears’ project in South Korea while working there in late 2015. The self-titled album was recorded in Seoul. In March 2016, Devlin moved to Berlin where she was joined by Eilis Frawley who she played with in the past and… Read more »

Posted on February 16th, 2017

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With so many releases flying at you, here are recommended vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Albums Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Sampha – Process The long-awaited debut album from the English singer and musician. Is there a debut-releasing artist in recent years who his audience are… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

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With so many releases flying at you, here are 6 vetted listens from Nialler9 for you this week, as collated in the Nialler9 New Albums Spotify playlist, updated weekly. 1. Bonobo – Migration My album of the week. Bonobo’s sixth album is nomadic & intimate, open-minded and expansive drawing on his ambient chill trademark and… Read more »

Posted on January 20th, 2017

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Migration, the sixth album from Simon Green AKA Bonobo reaches new heights in his already distinguished discography by being his best record yet. Building on 2013’s The North Borders and live shows which saw a cast of 12 musicians bringing his downbeat and ambient electronica to life, Migration manages to conjur up a nomadic sense… Read more »

Posted on January 19th, 2017

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